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dry pleurisy

dry pleurisy in Medicine

dry pleurisy n.
Pleurisy characterized by a fibrinous exudation, resulting in adhesion between the opposing surfaces of the pleura. Also called adhesive pleurisy, fibrinous pleurisy, plastic pleurisy.

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